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Arriving for a meeting with his counterparts in the 28-country EU, Philip Hammond said his "clear view and I believe the view of the majority of people in Britain is that we should prioritize protecting jobs, protecting economic growth and protecting prosperity as we enter those negotiations and take them forward".
  • Philip Hammond to prioritise economic prosperity in Brexit talks

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May's government said on Thursday it would launch her policy programme next week, a sign of confidence she will strike a deal to stay in power after days of political uncertainty since losing her majority. In his first public comments since the election, the Chancellor said it was his "clear view" that most people want the talks to "prioritise protecting jobs, protecting economic growth and protecting prosperity".
  • Republican baseball practice gunman 'had list of names'

    Republican baseball practice gunman 'had list of names'

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    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was in "imminent risk of death" when he was flown to a trauma center Wednesday after being shot during an ambush of a GOP congressional baseball team practicing on a Virginia field. The shot fired at Scalise left perhaps hundreds of bullet fragments internally, many of which may never be removed because surgery might be more risky than leaving them in place, Sava said.
  • Paul Ryan Says Trump Should 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'

    Paul Ryan Says Trump Should 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'

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    Until now, Mueller had drawn widespread praise from Republicans and Democrats alike. It's believable enough. After all, Trump fired James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director. She asked about news reports suggesting that President Donald Trump was already thinking about "terminating" Robert Mueller from his position as special counsel.
  • British PM May apologises to her MPs for election 'mess'

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    A senior Conservative source said: "We are making a lot of progress, it's all being done in the spirit of cooperation, with a real focus on strengthening the union and providing stability at this time". "The danger is that however much any government tries they will not be seen to be impartial if they are locked into a parliamentary deal", 1990s Conservative prime minister John Major told BBC radio.
  • Security tightened ahead of Congressional Baseball Game after shooting

    Security tightened ahead of Congressional Baseball Game after shooting

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    One of the Capitol Police officers injured in Wednesday's shooting has thrown out the first pitch at the congressional baseball game — to thunderous applause. "He's in some trouble", said Mr Trump, who visited late on Wednesday. Democratic Rep. Gabby Giffords of Arizona was hit in the head and grievously injured while meeting with constituents at a supermarket parking lot in 2011.
  • Anger mounts over London tower blaze

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    Maria Virgo, who has lived opposite Grenfell Tower for 11 years, told the BBC , "There's a lot of separation between classes and people are telling me that it's down to social cleansing". London Mayor Sadiq Khan arrives to address a crowd near the scene of the fire. A team of senior detectives is investigating. Why was the building clad in plastic panelling that is banned in the US? Two nearby Underground lines were partially shut down Saturday in the fire area to make sure that debris ...
  • Government will do 'whatever is required' following Grenfell Tower blaze

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    British Prime Minister Theresa May has ordered a judge-led full public inquiry into the incident. She faced cries of "coward" and "shame on you" as she returned Friday to meet survivors, residents and volunteers at a local church. Police have warned some of the victims may never be identified due to the state of the remains. Cundy said there may have been other people in the tower who police are not aware of, and that could increase the death toll.
  • Top Republican Congressman, 3 Others Shot When Gunman Opens Fire

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    Also wounded was former congressional aide Matt Mika, who now works for Tyson Foods in its Washington office. James T. Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Ill., who was gunned down by police to end the shooting at Simpson Field in Alexandria, Va., appears to have maintained two Facebook pages, each replete with profane anti-Trump posts .